Please forward this error screen to sharedip-1486613610. The news comes after the Japanese firm’s CEO, Masayoshi Son, spent months publicly courting Uber — but he’s not looking for softbank investments in india exclusive relationship.
The companies declined to comment on the report. The Japanese firm’s planned investment in Uber is expected to eventually run into the billions of dollars. And Son has previously expressed interest in Lyft. So why shower cash on so many different ride-hailing firms around the world? Analysts and tech industry insiders say Son’s strategy makes sense from a global point of view. Son is also a big believer in the potential of self-driving vehicles to change the way people travel.